Gulabo Sitabo | Everything You Need To Know About Big-B & Ayushmann's First Collaboration

Leela Adwani |May 23, 2020

Before enjoying the top-notch performance of the cast in Gulabo Sitabo, here is everything we have known so far.

Starring two of hottest Bollywood superstars Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana, Gulabo Sitabo is, needless to say, like a breath of fresh air for Bollywood fans after months of lockdown with no release. Helmed by Shoojit Sircar and jointly produced by Sheel Kumar and Ronnie Lahiri, the film has created quite a buzz among the audience ever since the news was out about the collaboration of Big-B and award-winning Ayushmann. As it’s set to premiere on Amazon Prime Video, it goes without saying that the film is setting the public on fire.

Gulabo Sitabo poster

Before enjoying the top-notch performance of the cast in the film, here is everything we have known so far.

Gulabo Sitabo release date

The film was slated to hit the screen on 17 April 2020 but due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the whole country has put into lockdown, Gulabo Sitabo won’t be theatrically released. Unlike other makers, Gulabo Sitabo’s filmmakers decided not to wait until the day the lockdown can be lifted, the film will stream worldwide on the OTT platform Amazon Prime Video.

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The film will premiere on Amazon Prime Video on June 12

The new release date will be from June 12 2020 which is two months later than the initial scheduled date.

Gulabo Sitabo trailer

The film trailer is all set to release on Amazon Video as well as its official Youtube channel on 22 May 2020. As we are living the digital age along with the lockdown, everything has been shifted online and the trailer launch event of Gulabo Sitabo is also no exception.

Recently, the cast including Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana and director Shoojit Sircar jointly made an in-distance announcement about the release of the film. The trio connected via a hilarious video call to address their audience. Check out the video below:

Here is the film's official trailer:

Gulabo Sitabo cast

The film will see Amitabh Bachchan in the role of Gulabo while his young co-star Ayushmann Khurrana playing the role of Sitabo. The narrative was earlier revealed to be so quirky and both the actors were so enthusiastic to work on this interesting script.

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Amitabh Bachchan appreciates the collaboration between him and young and talented Ayushmann

Ayushmann and Amitabh are, no need for introduction, ruling the film industry. Even though they come from two different generations, one thing in common is the limelight they have enjoyed. They are both loved by people from all quarters including international fans.

They worked in several blockbusters but have never teamed up before. Gulabo Sitabo will mark their first collaboration and it’s predicted to be a huge hit.

In an interview, Big B got candid on his about his character. He revealed that the film Gulabo Sitabo is a must-watch for the whole family at home as it’s like a slice of life. The senior added that he was excited about his role since director Shoojit showed him the look of Gulabo.

Amitabh also didn’t shy away from heaping praises on his young but very talented co-star Ayushmann. He said it has been a pleasure to work with him for the first time.

He also took to his Twitter handle to say that he’s honored to be a part of this new digital project.

On the other hand, Ayushman also opened up on his experience of working on the film Gulabo Sitabo. He shared that it’s a very special film for him as it marks the reunition between him and his mentor Shoojit who had supported him in the early days of his acting career.

Meanwhile, he also humbly said that working with a megastar like Amitabh Bachchan has been his dream for many years and it was Shooji who once again made his wish happen.

Gulabo Sitabo story

The comedy-drama revolves around the story of two men Gulabo and Sitabo and it focuses on the daily issues that they face from a common man. The official synopsis reads,

“Gulabo Sitabo is the quirky tale of two slimy scheming foxes in a game of one upmanship, each one attracting other members to their clan and each one with an agenda of his own.”

Looking at the film looks of Amitabh and Ayushmann totally like a total entertainer. Ayushmann’s character is Baankey a.k.a Sitabo who is a young, shrewd, and hot-headed tenant. Meanwhile, Big B plays the role of Mirza – Gulabo who is a grumpy and aged landlord. The focal point is the run-down building Fatima Mahal in Lucknow that is owned by Gulabo with Sitabo as a long-time tenant.

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The revolves around the story of a landlord who is childless and a tenant who lost his parents

As the landlord wants to drive away all his irritating tenants, he tries to sell off the house. However, this decision doesn’t get the support from Sitabo because he’ll be homeless then. The further details you should figure out yourself by watching the film.

Stay tuned to get more updates about Gulabo Sitabo from us!


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